Khioniya Guseva, the Woman without Naso who tried to kill Rasputin

By |2017-06-07T01:57:10+00:00June 7th, 2017|Events Characters Politics, Contemporary history|

29 June 1914: Khioniya Guseva stabbed Rasputin in the street The close link which Rasputin with leading members of the Russian imperial family, made him hated by many, who resented that a bizarre, almost illiterate Siberian monaco had reached a position of such prestige and power. The 29 June 1914, in [...]

Rasputin and the Prostitute

By |2017-06-06T02:55:07+00:00June 6th, 2017|Events Characters Politics, Contemporary history|

Rasputin surrounded by women, His great passion There is no aspect of the life of Rasputin who is not controversial, but perhaps no one is how much his sexuality, nowadays, a hundred years after the death, far from clear. Certainly the Siberian monaco was somewhat exuberant from this point of view, ma [...]

Sinking of Titanic, New Theory: Blame was the Moon?

By |2019-01-04T06:06:39+00:00June 3rd, 2017|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Contemporary history|

Sinking of Titanic: a reconstruction have passed exactly 105 years from the sinking of the Titanic, inabissatosi into the icy waters of the Atlantic Ocean on the night of 14 and the 15 April 1912, but this tragic event and fascinating at the same time, he never stopped talking or, even less, to investigate. According to two physical [...]

What architect built the Colosseum?

By |2017-05-25T23:09:06+00:00May 25th, 2017|Anecdotes and curiosities, Roma, Ancient history|

the Colosseum. The architect who devised it has been lost We know (quasi) all about Colosseum, but because you never mentions the architect who devised it? Easy: his name has been lost. In fact they remain unknown for us almost all the names of the authors of the most famous Roman monuments and [...]

Confucius: She found her portrait as Old?

By |2018-10-14T02:20:40+00:00May 22nd, 2017|Great Civilizations, News, Ancient history|

Confucius may have been discovered the oldest known to date image of Confucius: it would be imprinted on a bronze mirror belonging to the rich funerary a tomb found 5 years ago and of which only a few months ago we were finally identified the remains of the illustrious owner and host. not one [...]

Middle Ages: the Fruit and Vegetables Market

By |2018-10-14T02:25:53+00:00May 19th, 2017|Middle Ages, Company Costumes Daily Life|

fruit and vegetable market in the Middle Ages In the Middle Ages the market was a vibrant place of expenditure and meetings and certainly one of the most dynamic aspects of society and daily life of the ( An idea of ​​how it should take place and the excitement that animated, succeed provides a famous fresco [...]

Bedpan: its Evolution in Versailles

By |2018-10-14T02:31:05+00:00May 18th, 2017|Anecdotes and curiosities, Daily life Costume Company, Modern history|

Ancient chamber pot painted porcelain For about two centuries, the sixteenth and seventeenth, to carry out the same profane but essential function of the water, It was the commode, a small portable wooden box with inside a jar. In order to be more comfortable seat was padded, and to make it more elegant, till [...]

The Medieval Houses

By |2017-05-16T22:31:35+00:00May 16th, 2017|Middle Ages, Company Costumes Daily Life|

A typical medieval house. Usually houses, in the Middle Ages, As they were on two floors it was made a medieval house? An unambiguous and accurate answer to this question can not be given, because there were significant differences from one place to another and even within the same city, but in principle a [...]

Renaissance: the Prime “Boutiques” Italian

By |2018-11-21T19:47:35+00:00May 1st, 2017|Daily life Costume Company, Modern history|

An ancestor of our boutiques: "the tailor's shop", a fresco of the Issogne Castle (Valle d'Aosta) Milano, Florence, Bologna, Genoa and Venice became, in full Renaissance, the "Silk Roads" favorite of our country, city ​​literally teeming with large, luxurious shops where they sold precious materials, and especially seven [...]

Market and shops in the Middle Ages

By |2017-04-30T23:39:01+00:00April 30th, 2017|Middle Ages, Company Costumes Daily Life|

A market of many centuries ago during the Middle Ages the market was a place of purchases, but also for meetings and socializing, as there used to meet people from all social strata. Riches and Poors, men and women, young and old, all looking for bargains, made medieval markets [...]